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Effectiveness of Distraction Techniques on Pain Intensity During Immunization Among Infants

Jul 18th, 2017 - Immunization is an important part of public health intervention and cost effective strategy to control the infectious diseases especially in children and it is one of the most common painful procedure in infants. Pain during immunization leads to distressing experience for the infant, parents and health care worker. Distraction is non pharmacological method which is used for diverting attention...


Jul 20th, 2017 - A headache is a more common disorder and one that prevails over a lifetime of much of the population. Among the causes are in the stress and spasms of the pericranial musculature, presence of painful sensitivity in the region, decrease of pain threshold, and a presence of trigger points (PGs) that can also cause as headaches. The solutions for health and health, in addition to Percutaneous Micr...

Study of Wafermine™ for Post-bunionectomy or Abdominoplasty Pain

Jul 22nd, 2018 - This study evaluates the safety and effectiveness of Wafermine™ for post-bunionectomy or post-abdominoplasty pain over a 24 hours period. For subjects undergoing bunionectomy, 2 out of 3 subjects will receive Wafermine™ and 1 out of 3 subjects will receive placebo. For subjects undergoing abdominoplasty, 3 out of 4 subjects will receive Wafermine™ and 1 out of 4 subjects will receive placebo.

Cardiac Rehabilitation in Patients With Refractory Angina

Jul 16th, 2017 - After signing the informed consent form, patients will be randomized into 4 groups: 1. Optimized clinical treatment group + physical training for 12 weeks (TF); 2. optimized clinical treatment group (CT); 3. Group with coronary insufficiency without angina (CD); Group 4: normal healthy subjects All patients will be submitted to the following procedures in 2 moments * (times 0 and 3): -Routine l...

Effects of tDCS and tUS on Pain Perception in OA of the Knee

Jan 4th, 2018 - The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) in conjunction with transcranial ultrasound (TUS) on pain perception and functional limitations in people with osteoarthritis of the knee. The investigators hypothesize that there will be a decrease in pain levels with active stimulation, when compared to sham stimulation.

Adhesiolysis in Chronic Abdominal Pain

Jan 2nd, 2013 - Laparoscopic adhesiolysis has been used in treatment of chronic abdominal pain. There has been only one previous controlled study, that stated laparoscopy alone had the same benefits than laparoscopic adhesiolysis. The aim of this study is to compare laparoscopic adhesiolysis with a placebo-procedure in chronic abdominal pain.

PACAP38´s (Pituitary Adenylate Cyclase-Activating Polypeptide) Headache Inducing Characteristics and Effects on the Cerebral Blood Flow

May 29th, 2008 - To investigate headache score and accompanying symptoms during and after infusion of PACAP38 Changes in regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF) in the area supplied by middle cerebral artery (MCA), blood flow in MCA, diameter of the superficial temporal artery (STA) and radial artery (RA)

Motor Cortex Stimulation for Chronic Neuropathic Pain

Apr 25th, 2017 - Prospective, controlled, double blind, randomized, crossover study with endpoint evaluations at the end of each 3-month treatment period.

Effectiveness of the Compression Belt for Patients With Sacroiliac Joint Pain

Feb 11th, 2014 - Background: The estimated prevalence of sacroiliac joint (SIJ) pain is approximately 13-30% in patients with non-specific low back pain. One common presentation for those with SIJ pain is unilateral pain over the SIJ region, which is described as a positive Fortin's sign. Common impairments for this population include pelvic asymmetry, lumbopelvic muscle imbalance, and decreased lumbopelvic pro...

Integrated Treatment for Chronic Pain and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Mar 26th, 2015 - The purpose of this study is to examine the efficacy of an integrated treatment for Veterans with comorbid chronic pain and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It is hypothesized that Veterans who receive the integrated treatment will report more positive outcomes than individuals who are assigned to treatment as usual, pain treatment, or PTSD treatment.

The Use of Pentoxifylline and Vitamin E in the Treatment of Chronic Breast Pain

Aug 10th, 2010 - An estimated 20 - 45 % of women treated with breast conserving treatment experience chronic pain in the treated breast. The aetiology of this is poorly understood. Some of these women have signs of chronic radiation mastitis. There is no accepted treatment for this condition. The combination of pentoxifylline and vitamin E has been shown to be effective in reversing radiation fibrosis in this r...

Using MRI Scans to Evaluate Spinal Manipulation

Aug 17th, 2006 - Zygapophysial joints, better known as facet or “Z” joints, are located on the back (posterior) of the spine on each side of the vertebrae where it overlaps the neighboring vertebrae. Z joints provide stability and allow the spine to bend and twist. Adhesions in the Z joints may develop following hypomobility of vertebrae. These adhesions may be alleviated by separation (gapping) of the Z joints...

Three Injections of EUFLEXXA (Sodium Hyaluronate) for Treatment of Chronic Shoulder Pain Associated With Osteoarthritis (OA)

May 6th, 2013 - To demonstrate that EUFLEXXA is safe for the treatment of chronic shoulder pain associated with osteoarthritis.

Clearance Of Mucus In Stents (COMIS)

Jul 2nd, 2018 - The goal of this clinical research study is to compare the effects of sodium bicarbonate to normal saline when used for clearing mucus blockage in patients with airway stents.

Study of Hypothalamic Metabolism in Spontaneous Cluster Headache Attacks

Feb 24th, 2014 - Cluster headache is characterized by unilateral excruciating head pain and autonomic dysfunction. Hypothalamic overactivity was observed in nitrate-induced cluster-headache and in only one case of spontaneous cluster headache 'Sprenger et al, 2004). This prompted the application of hypothalamic deep brain stimulation. The aim of this data is to precise the localisation of the hypothalamic activ...

A Study of Patient Reported Outcomes After Stereotactic Radiosurgical Rhizotomy for Trigeminal Neuralgia

The investigators know little about how patients feel following radiosurgery treatment of trigeminal neuralgia. Patient satisfaction may ultimately be one of the most important outcome measures for an individual patient; however, this has not been adequately assessed or followed. Multiple questions remain unanswered, including whether there is a correlation between patient satisfaction, the lev...

A Study Investigating Pain Following Single-port or Multi-port Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery

Nov 14th, 2016 - This study seeks to establish if thoracoscopic surgery performed through a single port or incision reduces early post-operative pain compared with conventional multiple port thoracoscopic surgery. This initial pilot study is designed to establish whether a trial of the two techniques is acceptable to patients, clinically feasible and can be delivered in a reasonable timescale.

Duloxetine Versus Placebo in Chronic Low Back Pain

Nov 19th, 2009 - The primary purpose of your participation in this study is to help answer the following research question, and not to provide you treatment for your condition. Whether duloxetine once daily can help patients with Chronic Low Back Pain. Patients who do not have their pain reduced by at least 30% by week 7 will be given 120 mg dose for the duration of the study. After the 13 week double blind per...

Massage in Treating Painful Shoulder

Mar 2nd, 2011 - The joint system of the shoulder girdle is exposed to frequent overloading, which can cause painful shoulder. The therapeutic methods applied in the treatment of painful shoulder syndrome include among others oral pharmacotherapy, joint injections, kinesitherapy, ultrasound, electrotherapy, laser. Manual therapy, chiropractic and surgery could also be used. Attempts have also been made to apply...

Randomized Evaluation of Patients With Stable Angina Comparing Diagnostic Examinations

Jun 12th, 2018 - The Randomized Evaluation of Patients with Stable Angina Comparing Utilization of Diagnostic Examinations (RESCUE) is a multi-center randomized, controlled trial responding to the need for comparative analysis of these imaging technologies and the role of OMT in clinical care. A total of 4300 patients will be randomized to CCTA or SPECT MPI/ICA for diagnostic assessment of angina at up to 80 in...